Weatherization Helps Reduce Costs at Home
ACCESS’s Weatherization Program helps Jackson County residents address their immediate needs — as well as long term solutions — for reducing energy consumption and costs at home.
Windows & Doors
What Is the Weatherization Program?
The Weatherization Program is designed to assist households in making energy efficiency upgrades to their homes through the installation of insulation, doors, windows, and various other energy efficiency measures. Eligible residents can apply to have their homes weatherized at no cost.
What are the benefits?
- Lower electric bills
- Lower gas bills
- Warmer home in the winter
- Cooler home in the summer
- Save money by saving energy
Eligible residents can apply to have their home weatherized at no cost.
How Does it Work?
A specialist will conduct an energy audit to determine the best plan for a home, based on existing conditions and program funds available. When applicable, ACCESS also refers clients to other agency programs and community resources.
Services covered by the program may include:
- Ceiling, floor, and wall insulation
- Energy-related minor home repairs
- Air leakage reduction
- HVAC repairs and heating duct improvements
How Do I Qualify?
Assistance through the Weatherization Program is based on the availability of funding. To qualify, you must meet the following Gross Household Income Eligibility Guidelines for Weatherization Assistance (at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level).
This program is funded primarily by federal, state, and utility-based dollars.
The Weatherization Program is also an equal opportunity program and applicants are protected against discrimination on the grounds of age, race, color, sex, religion, primary language, handicap, or national origin in determining eligibility.*
* If you have more than six household members please contact the Weatherization Program for additional household income guidelines at (541) 779-6691.
Submit your application online to join the waitlist. For additional information, contact our Weatherization Department at (541) 779-6691.